Developments in both the sophistication and affordability of mobile technologies using custom-designed hardware and software are changing how healthcare is delivered, received and researched. Healthcare workers and pioneers alike are embracing mobile technology, including social media educational tools, mobile apps, wearables and other digital tools.
Here, Dr Aisling Koning outlines potential applications in care.
This article was first published on the Health-Care Arena website and has been produced by kind permission of Pentland Medical.
When you watch Countdown, are you better at the word games or does the maths game make you sqeal with excitement? Ever wondered what happens to all those stats you send to 'the beast'?
Well, Jon Hannah of NHSIQ, reveals all. Jon or a member of his team, will be a regular contributor to PCNR, keeping us up to date with developments and news.
How difficult is it to understand 'foreigners'? Not just the ones from countries where English if not the first language, but those from areas outside of your own - what does the phrase 'Well I'll go to the foot of our stairs mean?
Does it matter if you don't quite get it? Well yes, if you are trying to communicate with your patient.
Here, Joan Pons-Laplana shares his experiences.
Against a backdrop of a lifetime career as a health care professional working with children and families, Kate H-N has produced six Relax ‘n Learn Teaching Tales, designed to raise and tackle some common issues that affect children’s happiness and which, if left unspoken about and not addressed, can lead to unnecessary unhappiness with mental health problems and behavioural disturbance, which typically attract unhelpful, stigmatising labelling. In this article, Kate outlines how Eric the Oracle can help develop the emotional health of children.